Saturday, August 11, 2012

My First Donors Choose Project!

I am so excited!  I finally had the nerve to submit a project to Donors Choose!  For some reason it seemed very intimidating.  I created my account back in the spring, but never did anything with it.  It turns out the process is super easy.  The hardest part was deciding what I wanted.  I saw the word building puzzles at Lakeshore a few weeks ago when I went to OKC, but they were not on sale.  I had money on my PayPal account from Teachers' Notebook and thought I might scoop them up that way.  The only problem was that when I got home and tried to order them, I realized that Lakeshore doesn't accept PayPal.  I was bummed because I really wanted these puzzles and they were definitely not in the budget.  So tonight I went shopping and picked out all of the games and puzzles I wanted for my classroom as if money was not an issue.  I submitted my project and now it's time to hurry up and wait.  I am not planning on including a link to my project because I don't want you to think that I'm asking for donations.  I truly just wanted to share how excited I was to take the plunge. What other items have you asked for or are planning to ask for on Donors Choose?

Is anyone else as excited as I am for the TPT Back to School sale?!  This is my first sale so I am anxious to see how it goes.  Everyone swears July is their slowest month of the year so I can't wait to see how it takes off from here.


  1. Good luck with your Donors Choose project!! Fingers crossed for you! :)
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  2. Congratulations on taking the plunge with Donor's Choose! I hope you get funded quickly. It the waiting that is the hardest.

    Mrs. Bartel’s School Family

  3. Good luck with Donors Choose! I put in two projects that didn't even get nibbles but yesterday I got my lastest project funded!!! So if at first you don't succeed, keep trying!

    - Vicky

  4. Where is your Donors Choose link? I am missing seeing it somehow in the post.
    Good luck with your project!
    :) Colleen